Story time: Forgetful Fred

This is a story about a boy called Fred who always forgot what he had to do. He decided to go on a quest to search for the Bitter Fruit so that he could become very rich.

Listen to the story to find out how this forgetful young man got his happy ending.

Did he get the Bitter Fruit in the end and become rich? Well, he certainly got his happy ending, you will have to listen to the story to find out what happens in the end.

Click on the image below to listen to this funny story.

The Practical Princess and other Liberating Fairy Tales is a collection of six short stories:


The Practical Princess
Stupid Marco
The Silver Whistle
Forgetful Fred
Petronella
Philbert the Fearful


Written by Jay Williams, first published in 1978 by Parents’ Magazine Press, New York. My edition was published by The Bodley Head Ltd, 1985 in Great Britain and illustrated by Rick Schreiter.

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Till next time…

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